What condylomata acuminata is and what the best home treatments are.

Condyloma acuminata is a condition also known as genital warts. Genital warts are those growths appearing in ones penis, vagina or anus. It is a sexually transmitted infection (STI) very contagious in nature. Its causal agent is the human papillomavirus (HPV). Its transmission occurs mostly during sexual intercourse with an infected mate via skin-to-skin contact. The virus transmission occurs through the different types of sexual activities ranging from oral, anal to genital. For women, it can be passed to the unborn babies during birth.
The condition is common in sexually active men and women within the age bracket o between15 and 33. It also has the likelihood of infecting individuals having problems with their immune system especially those living with the HIV virus, those undergoing cancer treatments and to who has had organ transplants as this weakens one’s immune system. Smokers and long time users of birth control pills also increases on chances of getting genital warts.
Some of the signs and symptoms of genital warts include development of flat or domed shaped growths with pink or brown coloration. They may be attached to the skin with a stem. The growth starts as a small wart, which eventually grows to a larger size. They may later group together and with time resemble a cauliflower. Feeling at them gives a moist and roughness when touched. As they grow, the skin around becomes itchy or develops a burning effect. With their growth or increase in numbers, one starts to develop problems when urinating. Warts may also cause internal lesions, such as in the cervix of a woman. The latter might go unnoticed since they are asymptomatic.
One’s caregiver who uses a bright light to locate the warts on one’s penis, Vagina or anus can do diagnosis. Tests such as acetic acid, biopsy, Pap smear and colposcopy are done to confirm whether they are condyloma acuminata. Such test may provide essential information such as one’s risk of getting cancer, for instance cervical cancer.
Being that genital warts are sexually transmitted, having them treated is of great importance towards controlling and preventing they’re spread to others. In women this will help in preventing cervical cancer. Treatment also gets rid of the symptom thus making one feel better. Treatment can be either through medication such as antivirals, antiproliferatives and immunomudulators or using the home remedies.
Many people like home based solutions for wart treatments as compared to chemical based drugs. This is attributed to the fact that some chemicals cause itchiness to the genital parts thus unsuitable for long-term use. Elimination of the HPV from the body is using antibiotics unrealistic meaning chances of regeneration are high. This leaves home treatment as the best since they are skin friendly with no prolonged side effects. The warts get soaked and in turn cleansing them. This should be followed by application of warts dissolver or suitable creams. Also filling a disinfected bottle with warm water, then pouring it directly to the affected part is easiest ways of treating genital warts.
Use of the hair dryer treatment is also another home remedy. This involves the use of regular hair dryer in drying the affected areas. Heat from the dryer makes the skin comfortable and prevents the HPV from spreading. Precaution is needed to be taken not to bring the dryer too close to the skin with a foot distance being recommended.
Using duct tape is an effective way of removing warts despite being bringing a bit of discomfort. Here, duct tape is stuck onto the wart and peeling off the tape in one fast pulling effort. This is done repeatedly until the whole wart disappears.
Finally, wartrol can be used to treat condyloma acuminata. This is regarded the simplest and amongst the best home remedy for genital wart treatment since it involves only three steps of treatment that one needs to adhere to.

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